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The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance

Edited by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Mary Kaldor

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April, 2013
Cloth, 432 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-231-15686-8
$39.50 / £27.50

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About the Author

Joseph E. Stiglitz is a professor and member and former chair of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University, and former chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank. His books include Making Globalization Work; Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy; and The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics. Mary Kaldor is professor of global governance and director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit at the London School of Economics. She is the author of many books, including The Ultimate Weapon Is No Weapon: Human Security and the Changing Rules of War and Peace; New and Old Wars: Organized Violence in a Global Era; and Global Civil Society: An Answer to War. Kaldor was a founding member of European Nuclear Disarmament and of the Helsinki Citizen’s Assembly. She is also convener of the Human Security Study Group, which reported to Javier Solana.

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